A McCourt of appeal
Paddy McCourt last night vowed to become a tough tackling, creative midfielder so that Nigel Worthington can no longer ignore him for a starting role with Northern Ireland.
On a miserable wet night in south Belfast on Wednesday, dazzling McCourt lit up a packed Windsor Park with an inspiring first half performance that cut open the Moroccan defence.
It was his new combative approach though that really caught the eye as he launched himself into ferocious tackles, tracked back well and refused to shirk his defensive duties.
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